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    How Radio Creates Empathy: Jad Abumrad on Radiolab

    Listening to Jad Abumrad talk about the process of developing and launching Radiolab was really eye-opening. I’ve come across Radiolab before, but only once or twice. We listened to a few broadcasts in my psychoparmacology class last fall, and I remember thinking at the time that I really enjoyed the way they presented the information. … Continue reading How Radio Creates Empathy: Jad Abumrad on Radiolab
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    Daily Create: Emophoto

    @ds106dc #tdc1346 My response for today's #ds106dc is pity! — Ashlyn Runk (@a_renee03) September 15, 2015 Today’s (9/15/2015) daily create was to tweet a picture that would evoke an emotional response, so I chose a picture of my dog that would evoke pity! Don’t worry, though, she’s well taken care of, just very afraid … Continue reading Daily Create: Emophoto
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    Daily Create: Suck it up Buttercup!

    #ds106dc #tdc1345 Self-Help Cover proposal! — Ashlyn Runk (@a_renee03) September 14, 2015 Today’s daily create (9/14/2015) was to create a companion volume for a Self-Help book! And as I think those books are incredibly ridiculous and predatory, I felt like this may be an appropriate cover. 😉
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    Assignment Bank: Soundboard Conversation with the Doback’s

    For my second assignment bank task, I decided to go ahead and try to complete the “soundboard conversation” assignment worth 4 stars. I’m so glad I did, because I had TONS of fun doing it. “Create a conversation between yourself and your favorite movie character using an online soundboard!” To begin, I created an account … Continue reading Assignment Bank: Soundboard Conversation with the Doback’s
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    Week 3: Daily Creates

    Monday September 7th, 2015: Today’s daily create was to provide a caption for an image of a dolphin and rare red crab! @ds106dc #tdc1338 "Oh look, I love stuffed crab!" — Ashlyn Runk (@a_renee03) September 7, 2015 Tuesday September 8th, 2015: Today we needed to find something to help cheer up a classmate who lost … Continue reading Week 3: Daily Creates
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    Vonnegut’s Approach: Mary Barton and the Lizzie Bennet Diaries

    After watching the video detailing Kurt Vonnegut’s approach to storytelling, I instantly knew which book I wanted to talk about in this post. I recently read Elizabeth Gaskell’s “Mary Barton” and absolutely loved the story. It fit perfectly with the story-line he described first – Start off feeling good, horrible thing(s) happen, overcome it in … Continue reading Vonnegut’s Approach: Mary Barton and the Lizzie Bennet Diaries
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    GIF Assignment

    This week’s assignment was to create a GIF from my favorite (or least favorite) movie, and let me start out by saying that what I thought was going to be a pretty quick process turned into a marathon event. Before we get into that, though, I’ll explain my choice of GIF. I decided to go … Continue reading GIF Assignment
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    Nice to Meet You!

    Hey, everyone! My name is Ashlyn, and I’m an undergraduate student at the University of Mary Washington. I’ll be graduating this upcoming spring (YAY!) with my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. This blog was created for a Digital Storytelling class I’m currently taking to satisfy my art process requirement, and while I love getting my hands … Continue reading Nice to Meet You!

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